2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:98.2 — Immunity of superintendent and mental hospital

§98.2.  Immunity of superintendent and mental hospital

Any detentions, confinements, commitments or discharges made of a mental patient in accordance with this Chapter to any state or private mental hospital or institution by the superintendent thereof, acting in good faith, reasonably and without negligence, are hereby declared to be administrative acts of the superintendent and/or the hospital, and the superintendent and the hospital are hereby granted immunity from liability for damages to any patient so detained, confined or committed for false imprisonment or otherwise, provided, however that the superintendent and/or the hospital shall not thereby be exempt from liability for negligence in the care or treatment of such patient.  

Added by Acts 1966, No. 482, §2.  

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